As noted in my e-book, there are sites that are helpful in various ways if you are trying to “green” your house.
Some sites that might offer solutions to the recycling bin issue are:
A site with a great review of recycling generally is
Some good green cleaning product solutions are:
Mrs. Meyers Clean Day products have the greatest scents, your whole house will smell wonderful. I use their geranium in my dishwasher and every time you open it you get a floral blast. They are available at: (besides health food markets)
Cost Plus World Market (some of the products, not all at all stores)
Seventh Generation products are extremely effective and are are available at:
Publix supermarkets (and some others regionally)
Method products are available at various stores including:
This is by no means an exhaustive list but I will continue to add to it. As I talk about in my e-book, I prefer to list those items that are very easily available. There are many products that are eco-friendly; some more effective, some less. Many of them are available only in specialty stores, generally health food. If you live in a small or rural area, these may be harder to find. The purpose here is to make it easy enough to inspire.